Has the Lithium Bubble Burst or Is It Just Leaking Rarefied Air?

Introduction Over the last couple of years lithium producers and miners have enjoyed a parabolic jump in their stock prices and market caps.  As I will later illustrate, much of the gains for lithium related companies have come as a result of the “hype” surrounding electric automobile development.  Of course, Tesla has been the primary Read more about Has the Lithium Bubble Burst or Is It Just Leaking Rarefied Air?[…]

The Most Important Stock Investment Lesson I Ever Learned

Introduction My investing career officially started in 1970.  However, for several years prior to that time I was an avid and interested student of common stock investing.  My initial lessons were taught by studying the behavior and practices of the most renowned stock investors.  Although these academic pursuits taught me a great deal, nothing taught Read more about The Most Important Stock Investment Lesson I Ever Learned[…]

Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

Before analyzing a company for investment, it’s important to have a perspective on how well the business has performed.  Because at the end of the day, if you are an investor, you are buying the business.  The FAST Graphs™ presented with this article will focus first on the business behind the stock.  The orange line Read more about Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis[…]

Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

Today we are going to take a look at Albemarle Corp (ALB) through the lens of FAST Graphs™, fundamentals analyzer software tool.  Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Albemarle Corporation, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals.  A quick review of the 10-year historical graph shows Albemarle Corp to be undervalued Read more about Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis[…]

42 Dividend Contenders for Above-Average Total Return

With interest rates hovering near all-time lows, investors needing income are faced with very limited choices.  The traditional high yield available from bonds and other fixed income vehicles are no longer available to meet the needs of retirees needing income to live off.  Moreover, it is almost a certainty that today’s low yields are not Read more about 42 Dividend Contenders for Above-Average Total Return[…]